Kulwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 6, 1992

Male, age 15-20

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kulwant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 06, 1992, in Moga, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 02, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 6, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurcharan Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Moga

Manjit Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Moga

Ajmer Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Moga

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Moga

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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